• BUT I’M JUST TRYING TO RUN A SMALL BUSINESS

    November 12th 2013

    – TROY DOBSON CA INVESTMENT ALLOWANCE UPDATE You can’t even throw a fishing line in the water without a license these days. There are laws, regulations and rules for everything. Running a busi..
  • CLIENT CORNER

    November 12th 2013

    We would like to congratulate Don Stein on receiving the Order of Australia Medal at this years Australia Day awards. Don received his award for service to the earthmoving and contracting industry,..
  • NSW PAYROLL TAX

    November 12th 2013

    A reminder that the NSW Office of State Revenue has decreased the payroll tax rate for NSW wages to 5.65% for the period 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010...
  • SUPER SEEKER

    November 12th 2013

    SuperSeeker is a tool provided by the Australian Taxation Office to help individuals look for lost superannuation and provides a list of possible matches. You can access the service through the websit..
  • SUPERANNUATION FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES

    November 12th 2013

    Recent changes to the law now means that same sex couples can have their relationship recognised by the superannuation fund in respect of death benefits, death benefit termination payments and spouse ..
  • FRINGE BENEFITS TAX (FBT)

    November 12th 2013

    With 31 March and the end of the Fringe Benefits Tax year just around the corner, now is the time to take advantage of last minute tax planning opportunities. Please find below a summary of the most c..
  • FAIR WORK ACT

    November 12th 2013

    On 1 January 2010 the Fair Work Act 2009 came into force which replaced the old Work Choices System. The Fair Work Act specifies a set of minimum employment terms and conditions for employees through ..
  • OPERATING SMARTER

    November 12th 2013

    In these tough economic times, businesses are looking to reduce costs as a means of staying afloat. Rather than trimming the edges with insignificant measures, it would be wise to focus on the big pic..
  • LAND TAX VALUES

    November 12th 2013

    Current economic conditions may have seen a decline in the market value of land recently. However, many landowners have encountered increases to the notified value of their properties over the past se..
  • ATO 2009-10 COMPLIANCE PROGRAM

    November 12th 2013

    The ATO has released the 2009-10 Compliance program and below is a list of key priorities and activities that the ATO will focus its audit activity towards: Employee Share Schemes. Wealthy indiv..
  • PAYROLL TAX

    November 12th 2013

    All states and territories have announced an agreement for uniform payroll tax rules. Under the proposed new rules payroll tax will be paid to the jurisdiction where the worker resides, rather than wh..
  • HAVE YOU REVIEWED YOUR EMPLOYMENT TAXES RECENTLY?

    November 12th 2013

    The area of Employment Taxes, both at the Federal and State levels, has been the focus of increased levels of compliance activity over recent months. Employment Taxes include Fringe Benefits Tax, Payr..